Mercy 5K Run and 3K Walk - April 29, 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017
Bluemont Park South Shelter 329 North Manchester Street ArlingtonVA  22203
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Bluemont Park South Shelter 329 North Manchester Street ArlingtonVA  22203
3 kilometer walk - 9:00 AM - not scored - 3 Kilometer - 9:00 AM
5 kilometer run - 10:00 AM - scored - 5 kilometer - 10:00 AM
Group of 3 - Group-registration team Age group/open
Group of 5 - Group of 5

About This Activity

  • Beautiful tree-lined course - shaded - out'n'back in Bluemont Park in Arlington, VA

Event details and schedule

Date / Location:
Pre-race packet pick-up:
Race-day packet pick-up:
  • Saturday, April 29, 2017, 8:30-9:45 AM, on-site at Bluemont Park South Shelter
5K Awards:
  • Top 3 overall male and female, top 3 in age groups 19 & under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over 
  • Gift certificates from Georgetown Running Company and other sponsors 
  • Distinctive random awards
Sponsor Us:
  • Directions: From Arlington Boulevard (U.S. Route 50), turn north at Manchester Street to its northern end 
          •• Pass 325 North Manchester Street. 
          •• Turn right into free parking at Bluemont Park South Shelter, 329 North Manchester Street, Arlington VA 22203. 
          •• You may also park on-street or at nearby Ashlawn School, 5950 8th Rd N, Arlington, VA 22205 or Bluemont Park North Shelter, 601 North Manchester Street, Arlington VA 22203, both about a quarter-mile walk to the start/finish (we will post signs)
  • Out'n'back on Four Mile Run Trail and W&OD Trail
  • First mile and last mile are flat, middle mile goes up a moderate hill to the turnaround and then back down
  • No cross streets
  • Maps: Map | USATF-certified course VA08016RT | GMAP
  • We currently educate more than 400 female students in Lare, Nakuru Province, Kenya, between Eldoret and Nairobi, in Great Rift Valley
  • In Kenya, many girls still have no options for secondary school education. Our school fills that void. 
  • With the proceeds of our race in 2017, we will build a girls' dormitory for 450 girls. Currently, students are living in six classrooms.
Keynote Speaker:
  • 9:45 AM: Sister Rose, VHM, founder of Mother of Mercy Girls Secondary School (for girls 14-18)
To volunteer:
To share a ride:
Press Room:
Instant Results by: SHF 
  • Limited to the first 300 entrants
  • High-quality colorful t-shirt
More information:

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Map & Direction

Bluemont Park South Shelter 329 North Manchester Street ArlingtonVA  22203
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